Category: New Years Resolutions

  • A Personal Trainer’s 2012 Wish List

    As the new year approaches,  gyms start gearing up for the onslaught of seasonal exercisers, while diet programs click their heels in glee, the money season is upon them, CHA-CHING! They are grateful for the over-imbibing, procrastinating, excuse-making, will-powerless customer. Magazines hope for record breaking sales as the latest fad diet or successful weight loss…

  • A New Year’s Promise with Staying Power

    I’ve been involved with the health and fitness industry since 1979. For some that was a hundred years ago, for others, it seems like yesterday! I got involved with the industry after losing 50 pounds that found its way on to my unsuspecting body. I had always been a “toothpick”.  My sister used to say…

  • Rethink Your Motivation for Healthy Living

    With the proliferation of weight loss programs over the years, you have been “trained” focus on results before anything else. Think about it. when you start a diet, the motivation is the visual you have in your mind of being thinner, stronger and feeling like a new man or woman, right? But the natural course…

  • Listening to Your Body for Better Health!

    …..the reality was my body had been trained to crave what it needs not what I wanted. I realized at that moment, it’s all about listening to my body, NOT my “diet head”, it’s about being healthy.

  • An Ode to Holiday Indulgence!

    A bit of some pie, a slice of the cake, January’s coming, resolutions I’ll then make. I won’t worry now, what time I would waste, I won’t eat that much, simply a taste. I promised myself, I’d diet next year, I promise I will, you’re reading it here.In the scheme of things, what’s a pound…

  • Fall Brings an Opportunity to Set New Goals!

    “Though I look forward to the changing leaves, and gorgeous fall scenery, it’s important to consider exercise plans for the fall/winter season. After all, as the seasons change so does our lifestyle.”

  • Here’s to Healthy 2011 Resolutions!

    So for 2011 why not rethink the changes you want to make? Plan out your strategy and most important, make sure that it’s something that’s really important to you, versus something that someone tells you to do. If I had my way, these are things that I would like to see for 2011 resolutions.

  • New Drive-Thru Diet? Marketing Brilliance Preys on Those Desperate for Weight Loss

    Let me ask you a question. Do you know how much Americans spend on weight loss? Some research shows, well over 40 billion, that’s BILLION dollars annually. Next question, is obesity in our country going up or down? Studies show that adult obesity was up in 23 states last year. Last question, what individual took…

  • Holiday Parties Sabotaging You? Plan Ahead!

    The season is upon us, parties, clients  bringing well intentioned “gifts” of food and on and on the food frenzy goes. So, if you’re trying to stay on track and maintain a dedication to healthy living, what do you do? Simple, plan, plan plan. 1. Always eat breakfast and make it a protein filled breakfast…

  • Supersize Candy Apples? Now That’s Scary!

    This holiday season, don’t let sugar blow your weight loss efforts.